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 By Patti Poteete    Columns    October 21, 2021 

Life Is Not Fair, Especially When Dieting

I am pre-holiday dieting and Mr. Right is losing weight. It's depressing. I've cut back on...

 

Glad To Be Home, Where Are We Going Next

Home at last. Our month-long travels ended after dumping everything out of Clarabelle the Campervan...

 

Strange Liquid Showered Them From Above

So, where did I leave off last time? Oh yes, we were driving from Oregon to Eastern Washington...

 

She's Traveling This Diversely Beautiful Country

So far, we’ve driven through New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, and Washington with a slight...

 

Dr. Phillips Gives 100 Percent To Help People

Tecumseh’s Dr. Justin Phillips, DO, shares a love of healing with his wife, Angie Phillips. He...

 

Clarabelle Gets Ready For A Road Trip

Mr. Right and I spent two weeks getting ready for our month-long trip in Clarabelle the Campervan....

 

Her Garden Art Takes A Strange Turn

If you’re a regular reader of this column, you may remember I wrote about my garden chotchkes abou...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    July 29, 2021

That Summer Cold Made Her Heab Hurd

"I hab a bad code in my node." sniff, cough, ah-CHoo! Sorry, but that's how I sound right now,...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    July 15, 2021

The Open Road Is Calling Her Name

With much anticipation and a bit of anxiety, Mr. Right and I are prepping for the open road, again....

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    July 1, 2021

Never Mind The Diamonds For This Girl

It is said that "diamonds are a girl's best friend." Not for this girl. Don't get me wrong. I like...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    June 17, 2021

Sanity's Last Stand

Yep, She's Really Arguing With A Toddler The ultimate proof of my insanity came as I tried to argue...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    June 3, 2021

Why Not Go Out With Style and Laughter?

There is an expression that epitomizes how I feel about death, and life too. I paraphrase, but it...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    May 20, 2021

The Very Merry, Messy Month Of May

I love the month of May. Everything greens up and blooms to life with blasts of color. I also...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    May 6, 2021

Having Your Own Hole Comes In Handy

Oddly enough I own a hole. It's a black plastic disc approximately two and a half feet in diameter...

 

Threading The Mouse Trap Properly

Don't freak out; we have a mouse in the house. My first inclination is to scream Eek! while...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    April 8, 2021

A Bearless Camping Trip In Colorado

"Blah blah blah, food, blah blah, bears, blah ... so make a lot of noise." I stopped walking....

 

All She Wants Is A Professional Haircut

It's been more than a year since I've gone shopping inside a store. Online doesn't count. I social...

 

A Perfect Valentine Camping Trip For Sure

We renewed our fishing licenses, packed up the campervan with our zero-degree sleeping bags,...

 

Walk In The Woods With Sasquatch

We strolled through the heavily wooded landscape following a well-worn game trail. The sun leaked...

 

She's Dreaming Of Winning The Lottery

I've won the lottery ... in my dreams. Have you ever pondered the wondrous life a lottery win could...

 

Maybe The Hair Cut Is Best Left To The Pro

I flipped the safety switch and power surged through my hand. Hesitating, the noise sounding both...

 

Ever Wondered How To Hug A Naked Man?

I consciously knew where I was going was perfectly legal, yet a tiny prurient part of my brain kept...

 

Happy New Year, 2021 -The Year Of Restoration

Just before Christmas I had a yearning to visit family and friends as has been my norm for many year...

 

Be Mindful Of Hope And Joy This Season

I think I am more mindful of the hope and joy of this holy season. In previous years I've...

 

Animal Rescue Groups Need Your Help

"Animal rescues are overwhelmed with calls for help with stray dogs due to the Covid Pandemic,"...

 

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